[Home Movies: Levy collection: Norway, Sweden, Soviet Union]
Audio/Visual sound, color
"Bergen - Quaint streets of a busy fishing port"
"Oslo - Stavekirke - Built without nails"
"Old Norwegian Village"
"Stockholm, Sweeden [sic]. The New City Hall."
"Russia Canal to Leningrad"
"Lumber Yards - On the Dock"
"Peterhof Palaces and Gardens with Beautiful Fountains, Peasents [sic]"
Leningrad -- Alexander II Palace Memorial Church"
In Norway, the camera follows Mrs. Levy through mostly deserted streets.
Russian (USSR / Soviet Union) footage shows lots of fountains and street vendors, from whom the
Levys purchase food.
0:03:48 In Sweden, couple dance outdoors as violinists play, Swedes in
0:04:25 Russia, on canal to Leningrad, steamship goes by, pan of docks and
ships, band on ship playing
0:05:11 Peterhof Palaces, many shots of fountains, some good
0:10:35 Memorial Church, Leningrad
0:11:11 Alexander II Palace, soldiers marching in front
0:13:59 Russian woman sweeping Red Square, the Kremlin
0:14:39 title card reads: "Russian street scenes, typical natives, decaying
buildings", good footage of generic non-touristy russian life,
shots of kids, man walking with bouquet of flowers, horse and
carriage, 360 degree pan of Moscow, brief but good shot of funeral
procession, excellent shot of drunk on sidewalk, getting up and
tring to walk straight
0:18:11 title card reads: "Moscow, The Kremlin Wall, Red Square, Lenin's
Mausoleum" tomb, VS of Kremlin and Red Square
0:19:54 vs of Tallin (Reval), Finland, Nicoli Church
0:21:34 vs of Copenhagen, Denmark, good generic street scenes of the city,
lots of people riding bicycles
0:22:13 Town Hall Square, more shots of people on bicycles
0:23:11 Geifon Fountain
0:23:26 Danish Royal Guardsmen, Fredricks church?
0:23:55 flower cart stand
May 21, 2017
Here's the dirt
Not a home movie, but a ground breaking ceremony. Lots of dignitaries and beauty queens posing for the cameras.